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Soccer looks to carry success into the west coast

Soccer looks to carry success into the west coast

By Jon Joffe

September 3, 2015

After four games, the Illinois soccer team remains undefeated. The Illini certainly have gained some momentum and are coming off a game in which redshirt senior Jannelle Flaws became the all-time leading scorer in Illinois history — earning her Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honors.A West-C...

Illini of the Week September 1: Jannelle Flaws

Illini of the Week September 1: Jannelle Flaws

By Jon Joffe

September 1, 2015

Editor’s Note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the Week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and contribution to team success.Last week, when Illinois soccer forward Jannelle Flaws was a few goals a...

Illinois soccer ‘flips the table’ in win over St. Louis

Illinois soccer ‘flips the table’ in win over St. Louis

By Matt Gertsmeier

August 31, 2015

Not only did Jannelle Flaws’ hat trick performance break the Illinois soccer career goals record, it also helped the Illini (4-0-0) set the tone early in the 3-1 win over St. Louis.Flaw’s three goals were scored within a span of nine minutes and all before the 25th minute in the first half. Coach ...

Familiar faces found in Illinois soccer’s win over TCU

Familiar faces found in Illinois soccer’s win over TCU

By Daniel Collins

August 29, 2015

It might have been the first time in program history Illinois soccer (3-0-0) faced TCU (0-3-0), but for head coach Janet Rayfield and goaltender Claire Wheatley, the match was somewhat of a reunion. For those on the Illini who didn't have ties with the Horned Frogs, the match was still one filled with mu...

Defense key to Illini soccer’s early success

Defense key to Illini soccer’s early success

By Matt Gertsmeier

August 25, 2015

Scoring goals was not a problem for the Illinois soccer team in its first game of the season against Oakland. The Illini won, 4-1, in their home opener Friday against the Golden Grizzlies.Despite the abundant offensive production, forward Jannelle Flaws believes defense was the key to victory.“Defensively, we di...

UIUC Summer 2015 Recap

August 24, 2015

Here are the UIUC news you may have missed this summerThe written stories:Athletics:Former Illini football player attacks Beckman on TwitterFormer soccer player sues University Illini women's basketball investigation: no evidence of racism, abuse Wise:Wise resigns as chancellor, will earn $300,000 as professor in MCB Salaita:Court sides with Salaita in release of documentsS...

Robishaw’s work on the flank downs Oakland

Robishaw’s work on the flank downs Oakland

By Daniel Collins

August 22, 2015

Reagan Robishaw played a big role in getting Jannelle Flaws two steps closer to etching her name atop Illinois’ all-time goals scored list on Friday. Flaws netted a pair of goals in the Illini’s 4-1 victory against the visiting Oakland Golden Grizzlies of Rochester, Michigan. The redshirt senior, who now has 45 career goals, surp...

University attempts to dismiss Conine's lawsuit

University attempts to dismiss Conine's lawsuit

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

August 20, 2015

Casey Conine's lawsuit has its first court date set. The University is attempting to dismiss the lawsuit from Conine, according to the Champaign County clerk's office.Conine filed the lawsuit in July, claiming that a mishandling of a concussion ended her soccer career and made doing day-to-...

Illini of the Week 9/24: Jannelle Flaws

Illini of the Week 9/24: Jannelle Flaws

September 24, 2014

Jannelle Flaws has had this interview dozens of times before: she talks of her injuries, her recovery and her climb to glory. With five goals in two games, and 11 goals in 10 total games this season, that glory is well warranted. The accolades are nothing new either; Big Ten Player of the Week, College Spo...

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